Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine and Osaka University Hospital established the X(cross)-Innovation Initiative (XII) on December 1st, 2015.
To achieve cross (open) innovation in healthcare, we aim to below:
We also hold 'Osaka University Healthcare X(cross)-Innovation Forum' toward the realization of a new model of inter-industrial innovation. We approach healthcare innovation through deepening comprehensive collabolation with a variety of companies and institutions and accelerating international commercialization of research results.
To strengthen strategic collaboration between organizations, accelerate commercialization through open (cross) innovation, and find solutions to social issues, we have entered into Partnership Agreement with a wide variety of companies and institutions. Also, various institutes have joined us as Collaborative Institutes to achieve above business objectives and promote cross (open) innovation.
As of October 2020:30 partners
This forum is hosted to further deepen comprehensive collaboration with a wide range of cutting-edge companies and organizations, realize cross-innovation beyond company and organizational boundaries, and accelerate international commercialization of research results for healthcare innovation.
These discussions are undertaken to promote interactions among companies, organizations and individual laboratories that have entered into comprehensive collaboration agreements, share the cutting-edge approaches and issues that each have, and promote industry-university collaboration.
We have held with;
We support the establishment of Joint Research Chair related to industry-university collaborative projects with companies.
*Joint Research Chair: A research organization created within Osaka University using funds provided by an outside company or other institution
*X(cross)-Innovation Type: Joint Research Chair beyond the boundaries of research fields, companies and organizations